Also known as Sandwort, is a low densely growing rock garden plant covered with blooms. A member of the Pink family (Careyophyllaceae), they do well in sandy rocky well drained soils.
Plants may be propagated by sowing seed or by digging existing plants and dividing them in the early spring. Seeds should be sown in pots, trays or a bed prepared with a medium of 1 part sphagnum peat to 1 part sand. They should be covered lightly and kept moist, but not soggy at about 65F. When seedlings are about 2 inches in height, they can be transplanted to larger containers or directly to the garden, if the temperatures do not fall below 55F.
Avalanche - Arenaria montana - Perennial - Compact and uniform with large white blooms. Excellent variety for containers. Full sun or partial shade Height: 6 inches Hardy to -30F (-34.4C)
|#5499 Packet $7.50 Approximately 100 seeds||
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